Daily Archives: Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 22:48

Teachers’ Union sends list of financial matters to Ministry of Education for talks

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 22:48 by Denis Chabrol President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Dr Mark Lyte on Tuesday said the union has tabled increased salaries and other financial issues for discussion with the Ministry of Education when the two sides hold their first meeting on Thursday since a court-ordered mediation agreement. He said the union ...

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Trades Union Congress asks High Court to join Teachers Union case

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 22:08 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has applied to the High Court to be a party to the Guyana Teachers Union’s (GTU) case against the government because it touches on important issues that can affect other workers. In court papers released to the media on Tuesday, GTUC General Secretary ...

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OPINION: Takeaways from the teachers’ strike

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 16:00 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Back to school in March has a good feeling.  I share a few closing thoughts on this impasse now momentarily cleared.  I hedge bets with momentary, as there is an untrustworthy PPP government involved.  Also closing thoughts could turn out to be second-to-last ones (penultimate is ...

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CARICOM leaders searching for a swift Haitian-led solution to crisis

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 15:52 by Denis Chabrol In the wake of an even worsening security crisis as a result of the escape of over 4,000 prisoners from Haiti’s major prison, the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Tuesday said it was hoping for a swift resolution to the situation there by Haitians themselves. “The complexity requires us ...

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Provide information or don’t assume office- govt tells newly-elected Public Service Coop Credit Union management committee

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 15:55 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Labour’s Chief Cooperatives Development Officer (CCDO) has told the 12-member Committee of Management of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union (GPSCCU) to prove that they were elected last Saturday in free and fair elections or they must not assume office. CCDO, Mr Janaknauth Panchu asked ...

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